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Basra Militia Instigates Crackdown at University

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Basra Militia Instigates Crackdown at University

Basra Militia Instigates Crackdown at University

Basra Militia Instigates Crackdown at University

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A Basra University School of Engineering picnic was violently disrupted two weeks ago by religious militiamen who beat students they considered to be immodest. Robert Siegel talks with Anthony Shadid, who wrote about the incident in Tuesday's Washington Post.

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